Guest Editor:              Elizabeth Weathers (PhD, RGN, BSc, FAAN)

Call for Papers
Manuscripts on spirituality and cancer care are welcome whether in the field of
research, practice, or education.
The following themes are of particular interest: Conceptual/theoretical
perspectives of spirituality in cancer care; Cancer diagnosis as a spiritual
experience; Spiritual care for individuals with cancer; Spirituality and end-of-life
care for individuals with cancer; Spirituality and cancer survivorship; Spiritual
assessment and communication in cancer care; spiritual health for oncology
healthcare professionals.
Manuscripts should be between 2400 and 3200 words (up to 5500 words for
systematic review papers) and adhere to AMA referencing style1
. All manuscripts
are required to have a structured abstract with the following headings: Objective,
Data Sources, Conclusion, and Implications for Nursing Practice. More detailed
author guidelines can be found here.
If you would like to contribute a manuscript to this special issue, please contact
the Guest Editor, Dr. Elizabeth Weathers ( for more
information. Please note that all manuscripts will be subject to a single blind peer-review and acceptance is dependent on the outcome of the peer-review.
Deadline for expression of interest: Friday 21st May 2021.